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  • Michigan teen, boyfriend charged with conspiring to kill her family

    Michigan teen, boyfriend charged with conspiring to kill her family
    A 15-year old Michigan girl was arraigned on Thursday on charges that she stabbed her younger brother and plotted to kill the rest of her family in their home while her boyfriend texted her instructions from outside, prosecutors said. Roksana Sikorski,...
  • Michigan girl, 15, charged with conspiring to kill her family

    (Reuters) - A 15-year old Michigan girl was arraigned on Thursday on charges that she stabbed her younger brother and plotted to kill the rest of her family in their home while her boyfriend texted her instructions from outside, prosecutors said. Roksana...
  • Lawyers want cop's alleged 'bad acts' used in court

    Lawyers want cop's alleged 'bad acts' used in court
    Cook County prosecutors on Thursday said they will ask a judge to consider other "crimes and bad acts" allegedly committed by a Chicago police commander who faces indictment on charges of using excessive force. An attorney for Cmdr. Glenn Evans said...
  • Legal questions loom in Blackwater convictions

    WASHINGTON Congress and courts alike could end up chasing after the high-profile convictions of four ex-Blackwater Worldwide guards now facing decades in prison. In the wake of the Blackwater trial verdicts, a North Carolina congressman hopes to revive...
  • Johnson & Johnson's DePuy wins first trial over Pinnacle hips

    NEW YORK/DALLAS (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson was found not liable by a Texas jury on Thursday in the first case to go to trial over whether Pinnacle hip implants made by the company's DePuy Orthopedics unit were defective. The test case had high...
  • Rothstein's ex-general counsel admits fraud

    Rothstein's ex-general counsel admits fraud
    The man who was Scott Rothstein's general counsel at the notorious Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law firm pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy Thursday. David Boden, 53, of Hallandale Beach, who received a salary of $500,000 a year, admitted his role...
  • Man charged with jumping White House fence; it's not his first time

    Man charged with jumping White House fence; it's not his first time
    The man accused of jumping the White House fence Wednesday eveningĀ and being stopped by a K-9 unit was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors, and he also faces charges alleging he tried to break into the White House complex and the Treasury in July....
  • Wendy Davis faces uphill battle in Texas governor's race

    In a corner near the bar at a popular taco restaurant, Wendy Davis was holding the floor. One by one, a series of television reporters took turns asking the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful the same questions about her controversial TV ad featuring an...
  • McCaffery is new poster boy for merit selection

    I know there are people out there who think Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery was treated unfairly because he was suspended this week for passing around raunchy emails. McCaffery's non-apology apology certainly made it clear he thinks he's...
  • Ex FBI director Freeh opposes former Penn State president's latest court motion in defamation case

    Louis Freeh is asking for the rejection of former Penn State president Graham Spanier's latest legal motion. Freeh, the former FBI director who authored the report criticizing Penn State's handling of Jerry Sandusky's child abuse crimes, contends...
  • Disorder in the court: Fla. lawyers want NBC to yank 'Bad Judge'

    MIAMI A group of female lawyers in Miami-Dade really, really, really hate a new sitcom, saying that the show depicts a female judge as "unethical, lazy, crude, hyper-sexualized and unfit to hold such an esteemed position of power." And those are some...